The world lost one hell of an symbol over the weekfinish as rock star, actor, and all roughly cultural impresario David Bowie shed his fight through cancer and also passed amethod at the age of 69. Tbelow are numerous reasons to lament this loss (and also simply as many type of to celebprice his brilliant life), but there’s one could-have-been that will currently never pertained to pass that would have actually been simply around perfect. As it transforms out, Marvel wanted David Bowie to have a cameo in their deep room adundertaking Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

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David Bowie’s 1971 song "Moonage Daydream" was featured on the soundtrack for Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014, and when he took to Facebook to lament the rock star’s passing, director James Gunn revealed that tright here could have actually been also even more Bowie in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, saying:

Just a very brief while ago Kevin Feige and I were talking around a cameo function in ‘Guardians Vol. 2,’ and also he lugged up Bowie’s name. I told him nopoint in the human being would certainly make me happier, but I heard from prevalent friends he wasn’t doing well. We heard earlier that he was okay and it can potentially take place.

How perfect would certainly that have actually been? It doesn’t sound choose it was ever before a actual opportunity, but goddamn, that would have actually been impressive.

In the early on 1970s, David Bowie cultivated the otherworldly transform ego Ziggy Stardust, and also made a nice second career in the movies putting his certain stylistic stamp on personalities choose the Goblin King in Labyrinth, an alien in The Man Who Fell To Earth, and also carried inventor Nikola Tesla to life in Christopher Nolan’s The Prestige. In the deepest reaches of the galaxy wright here Star-Lord and also the rest of the Guardians ply their trade, seeing a decked out David Bowie wandering roughly amidst the stvariety creatures would certainly have been a natural addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

We still can obtain some even more David Bowie in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, at least on the soundtrack. James Gunn additionally revealed that he is trying to work another song from the 1972 album Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars into the sequel—though he also shared that the scene wbelow he intfinished to usage the track was cut from the script. He didn’t share what song he has actually in mind, however did say they still have actually the rights, so it could extremely well pop us somewhere else, which would certainly make Bowie the just artist to have a song on the soundtrack for both movies. Again, that appears entirely proper.

It’s constantly sad to lose an artist who had actually such an influence on so many kind of world approximately the world, however at leastern we have decade’s worth of music and also movies to remember David Bowie by. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits theaters May 5, 2017, though we’ll have to wait and check out if it includes another track from Ziggy Stardust.

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